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File #: 1474-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2021 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 6/14/2021 Final action: 6/18/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of the Finance and Management Department, on behalf of the Department of Technology, to establish a purchase order with Brown Enterprise Solutions, LLC, utilizing State Master Cloud Service Agreement -- MCSA0016 for the procurement of various Adobe software application products through a Large Government Agency agreement (LGA) for the Department of Technology and various other city agencies; to authorize the expenditure of $58,134.94 for the above-describe purpose, and to declare an emergency. ($58,134.94)
Attachments: 1. BROWN ENT. Quote, 2. 1474-2021EXP, 3. 0823-2021 Adobe, 4. Adobe Master Agreement Amendment 3, 5. MCSA0016 Carahsoft Technology Renewal to 063021, 6. Carahsoft MCSA 8-14-2013
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Finance and Management Department, on behalf of the Department of Technology (DoT), to establish a purchase order with Brown Enterprise Solutions, LLC, utilizing State Master Cloud Service Agreement -- MCSA0016, with the understanding that the State is intent on extending the agreement through June 29, 2021, for the procurement of various Adobe software application products through a Large Government Agency agreement (LGA).
On March 29, 2021, Ordinance 0823-2021 passed, authorizing the purchase of adobe products for various city divisions and departments. This request supplements that purchase, thus ensuring that city agencies have access to the breadth and width of adobe products and services.
Adobe has historically focused upon he creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more recent foray towards digital marketing software. Adobe is best known for its Photoshop image editing software, Acrobat Reader and Acrobat, the Portable Document Format (PDF), and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as its successor Adobe Creative Cloud. Adobe software is used by City departments to improve efficiency and enhance communications.
City agencies currently benefitting from the use the Adobe products and the above-described Master Cloud Service Agreement, include, but are not limited to: Finance, Building and Zoning Services, Human Resources, Public Service and Public Utilities.
The term of this agreement/purchase order will be for one year from the date of an approved/confirmed purchase order by the City Auditor’s Office.
This ordinance also authorizes the expenditure of $58,134.94 for the purchase of the above-described Adobe products.

FISCAL IMPACT
The $58,134.94 requested for this purchase order is available and budgeted in the 2021 operating budgets noted in the attachment to this ordinance (see attachment 1474-2021EXP).

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action i...

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